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Orientation Helps New Students Overcome Nervousness About Studying in a New Country

Before the beginning of each semester, Mizzou brings incoming international students together for International Student Welcome orientation. It covers the basics like campus life, transportation, opening bank accounts, choosing a cell phone provider, and so on, however it’s perhaps most importantly about getting to know each other and building relationships that you will carry with…

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Mizzou 3D Printing Prototype Lab Leads Innovation

Mizzou’s 3D Prototype Lab is located in the College of Engineering, but it has shown its applicability in disciplines from anatomy to paleontology.  The 3D printers are revolutionizing medicine and manufacturing by allowing producers to use plastic or gypsum to make custom 3D models. These 3D models can help doctors prepare for complicated spinal surgeries…

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Mizzou Faculty Build Global Ties Through Fulbright Program

The Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program provides around 800 teaching/research grants to U.S. faculty and professionals in nearly every academic program or professional field. Established by prominent American statesman, J. William Fulbright in 1946, the program sought to strengthen binational partnerships between the U.S. and foreign governments with the sole goal of advancing mutual understanding through education.…

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International Student Perspective: 5 Ways to Have a Meaningful Study Abroad Experience

Yvonne Cheng is a freshman from Singapore. She just completed her first semester at Mizzou in the Pre- Respiratory Therapy Program. Coming from the bustling country of Singapore, the slower-paced life in America’s Midwest was a completely different experience. Through on-campus activities and taking advantage of cultural adjustment programs she was able to meet her academic…

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Guest Blogger: How to be Successful (and have fun!) During Your First Semester

Crystaline Poh is studying Respiratory Therapy at the University of Missouri. From Singapore, life in Midwest America has offered her many challenging, but rewarding experiences that she will never forget. From addressing questions all international student have about studying abroad to sharing lessons learned from her first semester, Crystaline shares helpful insights into her university experiences thus far.…